Located over 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is an urban island, surrounded by beautiful mountains and fjords. Life in the High North is shaped by wild nature, strong contrasts in light and weather, vast distances and a multicultural community.

10,410 students        75,967 inhabitants          64 days of midnight sun


Tromsø is the second-most populated city north of the Arctic Circle. With everything a person could “need”—cafes, festivals, marathons, tourist attractions and a downtown reindeer race — Tromsø has been called "the Paris of the north." (We will see what the Parisians think.)

We recommend the official travel guide to Tromsø:  https://www.visittromso.no

Check weather forcast for Tromsø here. 

Epost: skk@skk.uit.no

Senter for kvinne- og kjønnsforskning 
UiT Norges arktiske universitet
Postboks 6050 Langnes
9037 Tromsø
Breiviklia N-fløya
9019 Tromsø